Top 5 Inside Linebackers The Chicago Bears Should Target In The Draft

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Nov 7, 2013; Stanford, CA, USA; Stanford Cardinal linebacker Shayne Skov (11) on a knee before the game against the Oregon Ducks at Stanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

3 — Shayne Skov, Stanford

Skov seems to be the most realistic option for the Bears at inside linebacker.  He doesn’t have great speed at the position, but is a solid tackler and can help create some competition with Jon Bostic and D.J. Williams, should he re-sign with the team.  He’ll certainly be available in the second round and even the third, but the Bears need to be careful here — Skov has suffered several injuries in his career that make him a risky choice.  Unfortunately the middle linebacker position is thin this year, so Skov and the other targets should not be high on the Bears’ priority list.